ROMA NEWS

Pablo Zabaleta has outlined how important facing and beating Roma is for Manchester City in the Champions League.
Roberto Mancini is anticipating Manchester City against Roma and advised the Giallorossi on how best to face the Premier League side.
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Kostas Manolas’ agent says it is too early to compare his start at Roma to the likes of Mehdi Benatia or Aldair.
Gabriel Batistuta reassured Fiorentina fans that results will improve. “The season has only just started.”
Roma named their squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, including Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned as the referee for the Manchester City-Roma Champions League tie.
Rudi Garcia said Manchester City “have a lot of pressure on them and Roma must enjoy this moment” in the Champions League.
Francesco Totti had a special message for the Roma fans after a victory on his 38th birthday. “You are unique and simply fantastic!”
Carlos Tevez hailed Gigi Buffon for a crucial penalty save and already focused Juventus on Atletico Madrid.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini believes his men deserved more from a 2-0 defeat to Roma. “We had the better chances.”
Mattia Destro reveals he “had been thinking about a goal like that for a long time” after scoring from 36 metres in Roma-Verona.
Rudi Garcia praised Mattia Destro’s “real hitman” goal against Verona and Roma for showing patience.
Roma maintained their 100 per cent record on Francesco Totti’s birthday, beating Verona 2-0 with Mattia Destro scoring from midfield.
Director Mauro Baldissoni said Francesco Totti “feels like family to everyone” at Roma and in the city.
Francesco Totti starts on his 38th birthday as Roma face Verona with Luca Toni and Javier Saviola benched.
Verona will be without Lazaros Christodoulopoulos against Roma today due to tendinitis.
Dnipro and Ukraine talent Evgen Konoplyanka is said to be in Italy for talks with Inter, Roma, Fiorentina and Juventus.
On his 38th birthday, Francesco Totti explains what the Roma fans mean to him and how he was surprised by Rudi Garcia.